Definition of 'shallow'
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Stress makes your heart beat faster and your breathing shallow. The Sun (2010)We were talking about something deep then you went back to the shallow end. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fabulous is too often undermined by shallow foundations. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Use a sharp knife to make shallow cuts along the surface. The Sun (2013)Whisk the egg smooth in a shallow cereal bowl and add about a third to the potato. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Take the chops from the pan and put them in a shallow roasting tin. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She took a quick shallow breath and her face went strange and tight. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)The lack of light and moisture combined with the shallow depth of soil make growing conditions harsh. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Transfer to a shallow container and freeze until firm. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They were found in shallow graves a week earlier. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Transfer to a shallow dish and serve. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They like shallow pools that collect warmth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She was shallow breathing and very pale. The Sun (2012)We glide about in the shallow end. ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004)They will also make your breathing shallow. The Sun (2012)Whisk the egg in a shallow bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Spread on to a shallow roasting tin. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He told me to take shallow breaths and no sudden movements. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Tip into a shallow container and chill in the freezer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Slice the oranges thinly into discs and place in a single layer in a shallow serving dish. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We sit cramped up at a desk and breathe little shallow breaths with the top of our lungs. Repetitive Strain Injury (1994)The minute you become anxious your breathing becomes more shallow and rapid, increasing your anxiety. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)Isn't this all beginning to look a little shallow? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Such worship is often shallow, sometimes artificial, and rarely reflective. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'shallow'
British English: shallow /ˈʃæləʊ/ ADJECTIVE
A shallow hole, container, or layer of water measures only a short distance from the top to the bottom.
The water is quite shallow.
- American English: shallow
- Arabic: ضَحْل
- Brazilian Portuguese: raso
- Chinese: 浅的
- Croatian: plitak
- Czech: mělký
- Danish: hul
- Dutch: oppervlakkig
- European Spanish: poco profundo
- Finnish: matala vesi
- French: peu profond
- German: seicht
- Greek: ρηχός
- Italian: superficiale
- Japanese: 浅い
- Korean: 얕은
- Norwegian: grunn
- Polish: płytki
- European Portuguese: raso
- Romanian: puțin adânc
- Russian: мелкий неглубокий
- Spanish: poco profundo
- Swedish: grund
- Thai: ตื้น
- Turkish: sığ
- Ukrainian: мілкий
- Vietnamese: nông
Definition of shallow from the Collins English Dictionary
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